Long March 3B launch Apstar 6C satellite successfully

China has successfully launched the Apstar- 6C communication satellite into its geostationary orbit on Thursday, May 3, 2018. The launch vehicle is the Long March 3B; it launched from Launch Complex 2 at the Xichang Satellite Launch center, China. The China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) announced that the launch was successful. The Xichang […]

Ground Stations upgraded by NASA

Ground stations used in the backup systems for the communications with the ISS (International Space Station) is now upgraded and improved by NASA. NASA maintains a ground station system that helps to transmit and receive VHF (Very High-Frequency Radio Waves). VHF1 and VHF2 are the two frequencies used by the system. NASA’s space network is […]

Next ISS resupply mission is scheduled for May 20

The next supply mission to the International Space Station is scheduled for May 20. Orbital ATK will provide the launch vehicle for this mission. The vehicle will take off from Wallops Island, a state-owned spaceport on the eastern shore of Virginia. Orbital ATK will embark on the mission via their Antares 230 rocket. The trip […]

New Data Science Info from NASA Executive  

The National Center for Supercomputing would do a science lecture wherein the Kevin Murphy; the NASA program executive is the speaker. The lecture would deal with the processing, the managing of the large collection of data from the satellites of NASA. It is going to offer very beneficial insight into the information concerning satellite information.  […]

NASA Astrobiologist Expects to Find a New World with Life through TESS 

Dr. Vladimir Airapetian believes that the TESS hunting satellite has the big capability of finding a planet with life. Since the successful launch of TESS last Wednesday, the 100 experts are discussing the different factors that are influencing the life on planet Earth. The discussion was at the Environments and Terrestrial Planets Symposium Dr. Vladimir […]